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Skeletal-striated muscle or muscle fibers

mostly voluntary muscle


long & multinucleated(striped)


move bone & skin


controlled by CNS(motor nerves)

Cardiac muscle

involuntary


Branching


intercalated discs(dark thick stripes)


rythmic(one contracts, they all contract)

Smooth muscle

involuntary


non-striated(no stripes)


encircle tubes-controls diameter of tube


slow to contract & relax


regenerates-only muscle that can reproduce

Nerve tissue

electrochemical communication (process info)


do not divide when mature


separated by a synapse: space which have cells communicate)

neuroglia

non-communicating & reproducing


function: to protect & support nerve cells

neurons or nerve fibers

communicating & non reproducing

Dendrites

numerous short projections, receive chemical signals

soma

cell body, holds organelles

axon

long projections that transmit electrical signals

synaptic terminal

enlargements that release chemical signals